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Impeachment vote looms for Brazil's defiant Rousseff

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff confronted her accusers in a marathon session Monday, telling the Senate that she is innocent and warning that Brazilian democracy is in dangerBrasília (AFP) – Marathon final debates started Tuesday on the eve of the judgment vote in the impeachment trial of Brazil’s suspended leftist president Dilma Rousseff, who appears likely to be stripped of office. Lawyers on both sides of the political divide in Latin America’s biggest country made impassioned closing arguments, followed by the start of final speeches from senators that were set to stretch into the early hours of Wednesday. Supreme Court Chief Justice Ricardo Lewandowski told the Senate that the vote on Rousseff’s fate, originally set for Tuesday, would be put off to Wednesday.

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